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Ch 5: TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Reading Fluency

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In this chapter, you will study the building blocks of reading fluency, including word recognition and reading strategies, on which you'll be tested during the TExES Core Subjects 4-8 exam.

TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Reading Fluency - Chapter Summary

This chapter provides information and resources for teaching reading comprehension and fluency as represented on TExES Core Subjects 4-8 exam. This study guide presents reading fluency concepts in easily digestible sections with definitions and examples of key concepts. Major subjects of this chapter include:

  • Oral fluency & reading comprehension
  • High-frequency words
  • Decoding reading strategies
  • Decoding and encoding as they relate to language
  • Sight word automaticity

You can prepare for the TExES Core Subjects exam with Study.com. We provide engaging study materials to help you understand key elements of reading fluency and comprehension. The brief lessons can be accessed online with your mobile technology. Multiple-choice quizzes will determine how much you've learned about reading fluency and ensure your readiness for the exam. If you have questions about any of the material, submit them to the experts for assistance.

5 Lessons in Chapter 5: TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Reading Fluency
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Oral Fluency & Its Relationship to Reading Comprehension

1. Oral Fluency & Its Relationship to Reading Comprehension

Oral reading fluency is an important element of reading comprehension. This lesson will explore that connection for teachers seeking to improve oral fluency with their students.

Familiarizing Students with High Frequency Words

2. Familiarizing Students with High Frequency Words

Watch this video lesson to learn what you as an educator can do to help students learn to read with confidence. Learn why learning the high frequency words is beneficial, if not crucial, to becoming a competent reader.

Teaching Decoding Reading Strategies

3. Teaching Decoding Reading Strategies

Learning how to decode properly is a key aspect of learning to read. This lesson will introduce you to some of the fundamentals of teaching children how to decode, followed by a quiz to check for understanding.

The Connection Between Decoding & Encoding in Language

4. The Connection Between Decoding & Encoding in Language

Young children learning to read and write rely on decoding and encoding skills. This lesson defines both these terms, explains the interplay between the two, and gives examples of what instruction of decoding and encoding look like in a classroom.

Promoting & Assessing Sight Word Automaticity

5. Promoting & Assessing Sight Word Automaticity

One of the most important ways to help emergent readers gain in competence and fluency is by promoting their awareness of sight words. In this lesson, learn how to assess students' knowledge of sight words and how to promote development of automaticity.

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